The Swiss Early Music Scene

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Program: #01-33, Air Date: 08/13/01

An award-winnning performance of dance music of Praetorius by Zurich's Ricercare Ensemble.

NOTE: Support for this program came from PRS, Presence Switzerland,
with additional support from Pro Helvetia, Swiss Radio International,
and the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C.

This recording, supplied by Swiss Radio, was originally released on
EMI Electrola 1C 063-30 117. It features the Ricercare Ensemble for
Early Music in Zurich directed by Michel Piguet.

All of the music is from the 1612 collection Terpsichore by Michael Praetorius.

Set I:

--Bransle de Villages XIV a 5 (1-6).
--Philou XXII a 4.
--La Canarie XXXI a 4.
--Passameze CCLXXXIII a 5.
--Gailliards CCLXXXIV a 5.
--Branle de la royne.
--Bouree I & II.

Set II:

--1, Branle I a 5.
--Volte CCXLII a 4.
--Pavane de Spaigne.
--Pavane hispanica.
--The old Spagnoletta.
--Ballet des Anglois.
--Courante de Perichou.

Set III:

--Volte du Tambour.
--Courante CLXXI a 4.
--Pavane de Spanje.
--Stil stil een Reys.
--Galliarde CCCVII a 4.
--Ballet CCLXXIII a 4.
--Ballet CCLXVI a 4.
--Courante Sarabande.
--Volte CCXLIII a 4.

Composer Info

Michael Praetorius